Colorado is home to world-class skiing and snowboarding. There are around thirty official ski areas in the state, depending on season conditions. Each year in October the resorts begin to open with some staying open until June. The Rocky Mountains have all levels of terrain from bunny slops for the first timer to cliff drops and cornice jumps for the seasoned pro.
There are 28 Colorado ski resorts we review on My Colorado Life: Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Buttermilk, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Kendall Mountain, Keystone, Loveland, Monarch Mountain, Powder-horn, Silverton Mountain, Ski Cooper, Ski Hesperus, Snowmass, SolVista, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Vail, Winter Park/Mary Jane, and Wolf Creek.
There is also back country skiing at: Loveland Pass and Berthoud Pass.
Colorado Ski Areas - courtesy of Coloradoski.com (not pictured: Vail, Beaver Creek, Keystone, Breckenridge)